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I Forget to Remember
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living with a brain impairment, my funny, sometimes sad, insightful account of what happened to me, how it changed my life, for the better, and the insights I can share to fully understand what we go through, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This book is written in short chapters, allowing readers to input their own stories, struggles and to help those who love them understand.
My Journey With Depression: a short recount of a self-harm and depression survivor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
Depression is very common, yet very misunderstood. By sharing my story, I hope to be able to clear up some misconceptions about depression and self-harm, all the while reaching out to those struggling with it and letting them know that they are not alone.
Behavioral Science: Cleaning/Aloneness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Real thoughts of a mentally ill person. Sometimes I'm not sure what's really me, and what's the voice inside my head insisting that everything will be all right as long as I don't lose myself. Other times I'm sure I'm already gone.
Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
From Platforms to Bridges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From Platforms to Bridges is a memoir of an everyday man. Growing up in Barrow-in-Furness in the 1960s and holidaying in Devon with his extended family, Paul realised that there was a wider world out there which he was adamant to explore.
Survivor Guilt
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Born in Sarajevo
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Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Nebulous Mooch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Nebulous Mooch. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life is what you make it, and H. Lovelyn Bettison thinks it's one big laugh. Explore the sillier side of daily life with her in Nebulous Mooch. Bettison is a humor blogger who has combined the best of six years of blogging into a book for you to enjoy. Her unique perspective allows her to find the humor in even the most ordinary circumstances.
That Lonely, Sinking Feeling: A Memoir of Love, Friendship, and Letting Go
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
San Francisco, mid-1990s. In this poignant and honest short personal memoir, Gabriella West goes back to her twenties to explore a confusing friendship with a married couple that started promisingly, but became a painful and obsessive love. Readers who have found themselves lost in destructive and addictive relationships will find it compelling reading.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Divine Secrets of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood: Pledging the Pink Sorority
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 45,Joanna Chapman confides what it's really like to join the pink ribbon sorority. The author guides the reader through Cancerland, whispering advice as she tackles rugged emotional terrain and unexpected detours, revealing why you should accept those foil-covered casseroles and when to give out "Stupid Passes" for well-meaning but clueless comments.
Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan
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Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Meeting My Twin Flame
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is my personal account of meeting my twin flame. Initially our meeting struck penetrating fear into my heart. Simultaneously my powerful draw to him had me wondering if I had a death wish. Ultimately the intensity of our encounter catapulted me into spiritual awakening and a journey of self discovery.
Varuna - a Thames Barge that was Home
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by 7-books.net. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and her new husband give up high-flying media lives in London's famous Fleet Street to make a home on an old Thames Barge lying in the mud in Essex. Life on the Varuna turns out to be a long way from 'cocktails on deck at sundown', and Caroline writes about it all with a distinctively dry and laconic wit. Even the tragic ending fails to dim her ability to 'keep on keeping on'.